Posts Tagged ‘Dance’

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Eleanor Powell Tap Dance from “Honolulu”

September 10, 2009

DISCLAIMER: This was common act for its time: a white actor or actress paints their face with dark makeup to perform a “black-face routine” as it was called.  Here is one such as it appears in the movie Honolulu.

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Elenaor Powell’s Hula Dance

June 4, 2009

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A ‘Damsel’ Dance

May 2, 2009

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Burns and Allen also starred with Fred Astaire in A Damsel in Distress. Here they are doing a dance to part of the film’s Gershwin score that the couple actually taught to the master of dance.

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